Community Health Systems no longer operates in the state
Cincinnati-based Bon Secours Mercy Health has completed the acquisition of three Virginia hospitals: the 300-bed Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg, the 105-bed Southampton Memorial Hospital in Franklin and the 80-bed Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center in Emporia. Bon Secours Mercy Health acquired the hospitals from Franklin, Tennessee-based Community Health Systems Inc. Financial terms of the
Michael Wallace will continue CFO duties for Springfield-based healthcare communications company.
Spok Holdings Inc., a Fairfax County-based healthcare communications company, promoted Michael W. Wallace to chief operating officer on Thursday. Wallace has worked as a financial and operational executive for approximately 25 years and joined Spok as its chief financial officer in 2017. He will maintain his CFO duties and take on more responsibility for services,
If you thought simulators were just for pilots and astronauts, think again. Nursing students at Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) can now train on complex, real-life patient-care scenarios inside the Clinical Simulation Lab for Nursing Education at Sovah Health’s Martinsville campus. The Sim Lab, which opens this month, features sophisticated, high-tech “patient simulators” that respond
Six hospitals continue to receive high scores in satisfaction survey
Virginia’s overall patient satisfaction rate dipped in a recently released nationwide survey, but a consistent group of hospitals in the commonwealth continues to receive high marks. The patient satisfaction scores come from the annual Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems conducted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Virginia results
Dr. Vaishali Geib has worked 20 years in Virginia’s medical industry.
Cigna has named Dr. Vaishali Geib as medical executive for its mid-Atlantic market, which covers Virginia, the District of Columbia and Maryland, the global health services company announced Friday. In her new role, Geib will focus on physician and hospital system collaboration, network development, client growth and retention, quality improvement and total medical cost reduction.
America’s Health Rankings ranks Virginia as one of the most improved states in health metrics
United Health Foundation’s most recent America’s Health Rankings annual report ranks Virginia as one of the most improved states in health metrics, hospital alliance Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association announced Monday. Virginia was one of three states that “made the largest improvements in the rankings since 2018.” Virginia improved in health outcomes and behaviors, according
Michael C. Riordan is a former co-chief executive officer of Prisma Health.
Mechanicsville-based Owens & Minor Inc. has named Michael C. Riordan, a former co-chief executive officer of Prisma Health, to its board of directors. Owens & Minor is a Fortune 500 medical distribution company with 17,000 employees in 90 countries. Riordan, 61, served as chief executive for the Greenville Health System from 2006 to 2016, when
United Health Foundation's “America’s Health Rankings” rates commonwealth 15th.
Virginia ranks as one of the most improved states in health metrics, according to United Health Foundation’s annual report “America’s Health Rankings” released Monday. The commonwealth ranked 15th in the 2019 report, which conducts a state-by-state analysis of national health by evaluating health, environmental and socioeconomic data. Scoring is based on 35 measures across five
Fundraising now underway for $100 million facility in Roanoke.
Carilion Clinic President and CEO Nancy Howell Agee and her husband, U.S. Circuit Judge G. Steven Agee, have given $1 million to launch the $100 million Carilion Clinic Cancer Center on the VTC Health Sciences and Technology campus in Roanoke, the nonprofit health care organization announced Tuesday. “Cancer care has long held a special place
UnitedHealthcare of the Mid-Atlantic Inc.’s competition is open to Hampton Roads small businesses.